leaf fall

noun

Definition of leaf fall

1 : the natural separation and dropping of the leaf at the end of the growing season and over a short period in deciduous plants or intermittently throughout the year in coniferous trees — compare abscission
2 : fallen leaves on the forest floor

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“Leaf fall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20fall. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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